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Power Press Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,082 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Power Press Tender is $44,082 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Power Press Tender is between $33,006 and $53,276. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Tends power press that cuts, punches, or stamps various size articles from sheets or blocks of materials: bolts or clamps specified die to machine.
  • Positions or clamps sheet or block of material on machine bed or in holding fixture to obtain maximum cuts from each sheet.
  • Starts machine and depresses pedal or moves lever that rotates or forces cutting die through sheet or block to obtain article of specified size and shape.
  • May tend machine that automatically feeds and positions material under die for cutting.
  • May examine parts for defects, visually or using measuring gauges, and discards parts not meeting specifications.
  • May be designated according to type of machine tended as blanking-machine operator; punch-press operator iv; stamping-press operator.
Power Press Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Power Press Tender jobs: 3,482

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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